deromanticize

[ dee-roh-man-tuh-siz ]
/ ˌdi roʊˈmæn təˌsɪz /

verb (used with object), de·ro·man·ti·cized, de·ro·man·ti·ciz·ing.

to remove the romantic, ideal, or heroic aura from.

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Also especially British, de·ro·man·ti·cise.

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